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The term “21st-century skills” refers to core competencies such as collaboration, digital literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving. Those who advocate for the teaching of 21st-century skills believe that developing such skills will help students thrive in today’s world. In a broader sense, however, the idea of what learning in the 21st century should look like is open to interpretation—and controversy. To get a sense of how views on the subject align, Education Week asked a range of education experts to define 21st-century learning from their own perspectives.